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  • Jacqui Thorsen, an East Hampton High School senior who has participated in five different sports and has a 100-plus weighted average, signed on Nov. 15 a letter of intent to attend Wagner College, where she will play lacrosse and major in either economics or finance.
  • His mother calls him “a golf prodigy,” and while Gina Bradley is obviously, and understandably, a proud mother, she may not be far off.
  • I feel like one of Emily Dickinson’s birds that stay, now that someone whose advice I valued and whose actions in my behalf over the years to a great degree have contributed to the feelings of good fortune I entertain these days has died.
  • Saturday’s East Hampton Town Recreation Department soccer playoff final between the first-through-third-grade Grays, coached by Declan Kelly and Stuart Murray, and the Blues, coached by Robyn Mott and Kathleen Daniels, went down to a shootout, with the Grays winning out, thanks to Josephine Kalish’s clinching shot, 3-0.
  • Wouldn’t you know it. No sooner do I write a column about how inveterately optimistic and cheery I am than this happens.
  • Bridgehampton High School inducted its inaugural hall of fame class last night — a group of five that not surprisingly included Carl Yastrzemski, the fabled Red Sox left fielder and Major League Baseball Hall of Famer.
  • Wearing a leather vest emblazoned with the United States Marines logo, and his customary handlebar mustache, Billy DePetris, who was, with two of his boyhood friends — Carl Yastrzemski and Bill Stavropoulos — inducted, along with Sandy McFarland and the late John Niles, into the Bridgehampton High School Hall of Fame last night, held forth for an hour at the Candy Kitchen Saturday morning, having been driven there from Flanders, where he lives, by his daughter, Donna.
  • The East Hampton Football Club’s men’s soccer teams had good results in second-round state cup play here Sunday as East Hampton’s reserves defeated their Glen Cove counterparts 2-0 and as the A team beat the New York Athletic Club 1-0.
  • George Watson, who used to preside over a trio of October races in Montauk — a road race, a cycling race, and an “anything that floats” race — said, as he handed out finishing numbers to participants Sunday in front of his and his son Chris’s restaurant and bar, that, of course, he’d started them (back in the 1970s) so he could be crowned the winner.
  • The East Hampton Football Club, which two years ago jumped from Division III to Division I in the Long Island Soccer Football League, remained in contention for the premier division’s top spot with an easy 3-0 win over Real New York F.C., a Jamaica, Queens, team, here at the Ross School Sunday.

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